August 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Farm2Fork event showcases region

Building upon successful events in neighboring counties, a “Farm2Fork” event hosted by the Huntingdon and Blair county conservation districts Saturday, Sept. 8, will encourage guests to “ditch the drive-thru.”  More...

Deliveries may be delayed during football season

Home and store deliveries of The Daily News will be delayed one hour Saturday mornings during the high school football season.   This delay is designed to ensure complete coverage of both home and away football games of all area schools.   More...

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Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Zachariah David Myers  Date of Birth: Feb. More...

DA, attorney dispute continuance request

Tensions were high as cases were called during central court Wednesday morning after an attorney failed to appear or make the appropriate continuance for his client’s case before going on vacation.  More...

Defendants sentenced in court

Several individuals were sentenced during the Aug. 16 criminal court at the Huntingdon County Courthouse of Common Pleas.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 25   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, Aug. 26   More...

Local Sports

Bearcats go to the air to top Trojans

Back yard rivals opened the football season Friday night with Huntingdon making the trip to Mount Union. The Trojans did well up front on defense, holding the Bearcats to 112 yards rushing, but the passing game of Huntingdon made the difference. More...

Rockets start strong at Moshannon Valley

Southern Huntingdon’s halftime offensive statistics in Friday night’s season opener against Moshannon Valley seemed like they were out of football coaches’ dreams.  The Rockets had 111 yards rushing and 111 yards passing.  More...

Richmond slows Curve march to playoffs

The five-game winning streak for the Altoona Curve came to a halt after a 3-1, series-opening loss to the Richmond Flying Squirrels Friday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  The Curve (71-56) left 11 runners on base and went 1-for-15 with men in sco More...

Religion News

Return to tolerance

The concept of tolerance has become the buzz word of the new order of progressive society. Traditionally, tolerance means simply to recognize and respect others beliefs and practices without necessarily agreeing with them. More...

Church ramps up opposition

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church ramped up its opposition Thursday to a proposal that would allow medical marijuana in Utah, even as faith leaders insisted they support suffering patients using it under strict controls.  More...

Knights of Columbus leader urges reforms

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The leader of the world’s largest Roman Catholic fraternal group is condemning clergy sex abuse and calling for reforms in the church, including a renewed commitment to celibacy by priests.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Baby sitter is a nightmare

Dear Annie: I need advice regarding a recent nanny experience. I hired someone out of sheer desperation. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 27, 2018:  More...

Issues denied by higher court

An unprecedented decision from the state Superior Court regarding a July 2011 rape trial was filed Aug. 22, addressing an appeal filed by a now 50-year-old Todd man.  More...

Broad Top City soldiers remembered

For nearly a century, the Watson & Black American Legion Post 126 in Broad Top City has played an important role in the development of the small mountain community, but many might wonder how the post got its name.  More...

SCI Media Tour: Inmates receive medical care, education while behind bars

From a sprained ankle during a basketball game to a bad case of the flu, going to the doctor’s office and receiving medical treatment is an amenity that many enjoy freely. More...

State  Free Access 

Philly model found dead in affluent suburb apartment

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a model found dead this week in the bedroom of her apartment in Philadelphia’s affluent Main Line suburb was strangled.  More...

General News

Publishers’ weekly best-sellers

Best-selling Books Week Ending 8/19/18  HARDCOVER FICTION  1. “Texas Ranger” by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle (Little, Brown)  2. More...

MGM opening casino with a flourish

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Teen’s reaction to triclosan study worries parents

Dear Doctor: One of our teens, who is obsessed with science and medicine, says she read a story that there’s something in toothpaste that causes colon cancer. Now she’s refusing to brush her teeth. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Koepka shares lead, Tiger happy to still be around

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Brooks Koepka showed some muscle and unleashed a monstrous finish Friday to share the lead in The Northern Trust.  Tiger Woods missed yet another putt and was relieved to still be playing.  More...

Toronto deals Phillies fifth straight setback

TORONTO (AP) — Kendrys Morales homered for the fifth straight game, Billy McKinney hit a two-run shot and Toronto sent Philadelphia to its fifth loss in six games.  Ryan Borucki (3-3) allowed two runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings as Tor More...

Henderson trails Yang by one

REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Sung Hyun Park emerged from the scorer’s tent to a swarm of fans after shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday in the second round of the CP Women’s Open.  Few seemed to notice the defending champion and wo More...

People/Pastimes

Three students awarded scholarships

The members of the Saxton Lions Club recently announced the names of three Broad Top area young people who were awarded the local Lions Club’s scholarship award.  The announcement was made by longtime Lions Club activist, Albert N. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Maverick Alan Peterson, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. His proud parents are Josh and Ashley Peterson of Three Springs. More...

Food expired? Don’t toss it just yet

Do you freeze foods well before the expiration date? Check the milk to make sure it will last the week? Throw out items the moment they pass over the stamped deadline? More...

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